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American football: 49ers extend hot streak to seven

The San Francisco 49ers posted a seventh straight win with a 27-20 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday, ending the visitors' three-game streak. In a clash of NFC divisional leaders, Giants quarterback Eli Manning had a last-gasp potential TD pass batted down by Justin Smith.